One of my proudest moments as a kid was taking off my training wheels and riding my bike without the help of mom and dad.

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Like many kids, I got a little too confident and proceeded to flip over my handlebars. Thankfully I had a helmet that protected me from any serious injury to my head. There is an event in Grand Rapids this weekend that wants to help put Lids On Kids.

WHAT IS LIDS FOR KIDS?

Lids For Kids is a FREE bike helmet giveaway and bike safety event happening across Michigan. Since it began in 2003, Lids for Kids has distributed more than 12,000 bicycle helmets to children in Michigan.

WHAT IS THERE TO DO AT LIDS FOR KIDS?

When you bring your child to Lids for Kids, they’ll be fitted appropriately by trained professionals and volunteers. They can also register for a chance to win a new bicycle, meet local law enforcement officers and firefighters, tour a fire engine, and much more.

WHERE DOES LIDS FOR KIDS TAKE PLACE

Lids For Kids is happening this Saturday, June 4th, 2022 from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
at Garfield Park - Burton & Jefferson Entrance.

BIKE SAFETY STATS

-90-100% of kids wear helmets when a parent also wears one.*

-Kids wearing poorly fitting helmets are twice as likely to sustain an injury.

-An estimated 85% of bicycle-related brain injuries are preventable.

-After football, biking is the second most frequent sport and recreational activity leading to emergency department visits in children.

-In the U.S., about 100 children die each year from injuries sustained in bike injuries.

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